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100 Gifts For Photographers

From Rugged Adventure Cameras to DIY Digital Cameras

— November 20, 2014 — Tech
There is an absolutely massive range of cameras and photography-related products out there if you're looking to pick up gifts for photographers this Christmas. Photography is a hobby that is heavy on equipment. Thankfully, not all photography equipment is prohibitively expensive so no matter what your budget, you can definitely find a gift that will make your photographer friends or family members happy this holiday season.

For the sporty, adventurous photographer who likes to film stunts and outdoor activities, there are a number of sport-oriented cameras -- both wearable and detached -- that may fit the bill.

But maybe you're thinking of buying a camera for a 15-year-old family member who prefers to take photos of himself or herself rather than the outside world. There are selfie cameras for that!

Whether you're looking to pick something up for a seasoned professional photographer or a casual enthusiast, there are a number of gifts for photographers that you can choose from.
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Compact Automatic Cameras
Compact Automatic Cameras
The Lomography LC-A 120 Camera is Fully Automatic
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99
Compact Selfie Cameras
Compact Selfie Cameras
The Nikon Coolpix S6900
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98
Mirrorless Pro Cameras
Mirrorless Pro Cameras
This Samsung Camera Can Wirelessly Stream Ultra HD Footage
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97
Powerful Compact Cameras
Powerful Compact Cameras
The Canon PowerShot G7 X Has a High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
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96
Light-Embedded Cameras
Light-Embedded Cameras
The Pentak K-S1 is Embedded With Futuristic LED Lights
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95
Rugged Adventure Cameras
Rugged Adventure Cameras
The Ricoh WG-M1 is Perfect For Capturing Outdoorsy Action Shots
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94
Increasingly Compact Cameras
Increasingly Compact Cameras
The GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition is Smaller with Sharper Footage
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93
Throwable Panoramic Cameras
Throwable Panoramic Cameras
The Squito Flies in with Seamless Video Capturing
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92
Underwater Action Cameras
Underwater Action Cameras
The Contour Roam3 Actioncam Can Be Used in Water 9 Meters Deep
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91
Tilting-Screen Cameras
Tilting-Screen Cameras
The Nikon D750 is a Full Frame Camera With 51 Point Autofocus
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90
Compact Camera Tripods
Compact Camera Tripods
The OhSoh ELi Has Electronic Levelling Intelligence for a Tripod
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89
Selfie-Snapping Cameras
Selfie-Snapping Cameras
The Samsung NX3000 Snaps Selfies When Triggered by a Wink
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88
Smartphone-Camera Hybrids
Smartphone-Camera Hybrids
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 is Small But Packs a Large Sensor
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87
Android-Enabled Digital Cameras
Android-Enabled Digital Cameras
New Cameras Have Wifi for Social Sharing and Detachable Lenses
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86
Speedily Snapping Cameras
Speedily Snapping Cameras
The Leica S Type 007 Offers Fast Continuous Shooting
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85
Versatile Pop-Out Screen Cameras
Versatile Pop-Out Screen Cameras
The New Sleek and Compatible Samsung NX30 Launched at CES 2014
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84
Compact Crisp-Capture Cameras
Compact Crisp-Capture Cameras
The Olympus Stylus SH-1 Has Image-Stabilization for Crisper Photos
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83
Compact Upgraded Cameras
Compact Upgraded Cameras
The Fujifilm X30 Camera Has an Electronic Viewfinder
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82
Potent WiFi Cameras
Potent WiFi Cameras
The Olympus Pen E-PL7 Features the Fastest Autofocus System Around
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81
Speedy Shooting Cameras
Speedy Shooting Cameras
The Mamiya Leaf Credo 50 Has Ultra-Fast Continuous Shooting
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80
Spherical Sweeping Picture-Takers (UPDATED)
Spherical Sweeping Picture-Takers (UPDATED)
The Panono Ball Camera Captures 36 Angles When Thrown
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79
Upgraded WiFi Cameras
Upgraded WiFi Cameras
The Hasselblad H5D-50c Can Connect to iPhones and iPads
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78
Blisteringly Fast Cameras
Blisteringly Fast Cameras
The Canon 7D Mark II Can Capture 10 Frames Per Second
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77
Trailblazing Compact Cameras
Trailblazing Compact Cameras
The Fujifilm X100T is the First Camera With an Electronic Rangefinder
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76
Rewindable Live Stream Cameras
Rewindable Live Stream Cameras
The meMINI Ensures You Never Miss an Important Moment Again
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75
Sleek Constellation Cameras
Sleek Constellation Cameras
The Newton Telescope is an Ultralight and Innovative Night Sky Device
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74
Dexterous Cameras
Dexterous Cameras
The H5X Hasselblad Camera is Fully Loaded with Features
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73
3D Feature-Recording Cameras
3D Feature-Recording Cameras
These Sleek Recording Cameras Put a New Twist on Your Images
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72
Wireless App-Controlled Cameras
Wireless App-Controlled Cameras
The Simplicam WiFi Camera Was Revealed at 2014 CES
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71
Extreme High Resolution Cameras
Extreme High Resolution Cameras
The Panasonic 4K Camera Debuted at CES 2014
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70
Basic Digital Cameras
Basic Digital Cameras
The Leica M Edition 60 is Display-Less for an Analogue Aesthetic
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69
Cartoon Collaboration Cameras
Cartoon Collaboration Cameras
Leica Partnered with Hello Kitty & Playboy for Its New Camera
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68
Sleek Touchscreen Cameras
Sleek Touchscreen Cameras
The Canon PowerShot S120 Offers Quality Features in a Compact Design
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67
Camera-Embedded Active Wear
Camera-Embedded Active Wear
This New Sports Broadcast System Provides Real-Time POV Footage
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66
Social Networking Cameras (UPDATE)
Social Networking Cameras (UPDATE)
The Polaroid Socialmatic Camera is Coming Soon
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65
Building Block Cameras
Building Block Cameras
The Nanoblock Toy Digital Camera Adds Fun to Photography
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64
Fashionable French Retailer Cameras
Fashionable French Retailer Cameras
The colette x Panasonic Lumix GM1 Marries Function and Form
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63
Sparkling Cider Cameras
Sparkling Cider Cameras
The Lomography 20th Anniversary Champagne Edition Cameras are Cork Coated
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62
Updated Retro Cameras
Updated Retro Cameras
The Bellami HD-1 is a Throwback to the 1970s
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61
360-Degree Panoramic Cameras
360-Degree Panoramic Cameras
The Omnidirectional Camera Takes Spherical Shots
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60
Spontaneous Hands-Free Cameras
Spontaneous Hands-Free Cameras
Candid Photography by Autographer Will Make You Smile
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59
Army-Inspired Digital Cameras
Army-Inspired Digital Cameras
The Nikon Coolpix AW120 Camouflage is Rugged and Stylish
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58
Conjoined Panoramic Cameras
Conjoined Panoramic Cameras
Capture Amazing Landscapes Easily with the Black and White Camera
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57
Finger-Sized HD Cameras
Finger-Sized HD Cameras
The LoFi Fisheye Digicam Shoots Full HD Videos and 12 Megapixel Pictures
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56
Hybrid Digital Cameras
Hybrid Digital Cameras
The Leica T Series Blends Digital and DSLR Features
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55
Retro War Machine Cameras
Retro War Machine Cameras
The Soviet Rumble Camera is Inspired by Retro Tanks
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54
Mirrorless Lens Cameras
Mirrorless Lens Cameras
Polaroid is No Longer a Thing of the Past with the Polaroid iM1836 Camera
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53
Night Vision Keychain Cameras
Night Vision Keychain Cameras
The CHOBi Cam Pro 3 Captures Great Footage in the Dark
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52
Galaxy-Themed Camera Collections
Galaxy-Themed Camera Collections
The ‘Lunar’ Camera is Perfect for the Man On the Moon
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51
Customizable Vintage Camera Cases
Customizable Vintage Camera Cases
These Woodskin Cases Breathe New Life Into Old Tech
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50
Anime-Inspired Cameras
Anime-Inspired Cameras
The Pentax Evangelion Q10 Series is Brightly Colored
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49
Affordable Hi-Speed Cameras
Affordable Hi-Speed Cameras
The Nikon D7100 24MP Camera is Advanced
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48
Double Selfie Cameras
Double Selfie Cameras
Duo by Chin-Wei Liao Splits Apart for Two People to Use
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47
Social Media-Friendly Cameras
Social Media-Friendly Cameras
The Canon PowerShot N Has a Dedicated Facebook Upload Button
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46
Sophisticatedly Sculptural Snappers
Sophisticatedly Sculptural Snappers
The Hasselblad Lunar Camera Features Mahogany and Gold Accents
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45
Social Media Cameras
Social Media Cameras
The Nikon Android Instragram Integrated System is Handy
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44
Foldable Cameras
Foldable Cameras
The Impossible Project x BAPE Polaroid Camera Set is Compact
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43
Mirrorless Digital Cameras
Mirrorless Digital Cameras
The Canon Eos M2 Has EF-M Interchangeable Lenses
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42
Reincarnated Animal Cameras
Reincarnated Animal Cameras
Dead Animals are Remade as Cameras by Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs
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41
Kiddie 3D Cameras
Kiddie 3D Cameras
The Moidoi Camera Encourages Fun Through Photographic Exploration
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40
Life-Capturing Clip-On Cameras
Life-Capturing Clip-On Cameras
Never Miss a Photo Opp by Wearing the MeCam HD
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39
Miniature Wide Angle Cameras
Miniature Wide Angle Cameras
The Fisheye Camera is the Perfect Pocket Camera for Travelers
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38
Revolutionary Touchscreen Cameras
Revolutionary Touchscreen Cameras
The Leica T Camera Has a Supremely Elegant & Intuitive Interface
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37
Humongous Focus Cameras
Humongous Focus Cameras
The Canon CN20x50 Boasts a Massive Focal Length Range
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36
Retro Camera Cushions
Retro Camera Cushions
These Vintage Camera Pillows Showcases Nostalgic Photographic Devices
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35
Color-Blocked Cameras
Color-Blocked Cameras
The Paul Smith Leica X2 is Chic and Functional
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34
Triangulated Concept Cameras
Triangulated Concept Cameras
The Smack Trigon Camera is itself Beautiful to Behold
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33
Tiny Time Lapse Cameras
Tiny Time Lapse Cameras
The Blynk Time Lapse Camera Has a Small And Portable Design
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32
Polaroid-Inspired Lomo Cameras
Polaroid-Inspired Lomo Cameras
The Belair X 6-12 Instant Back Prints Vintage-Like Photos Instantly
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31
Thermal Night Vision Cameras
Thermal Night Vision Cameras
The Scout BTS Bi-Ocular Camera Detects All Radiating Energy
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30
Exclusive Monochromatic Cameras
Exclusive Monochromatic Cameras
The Limited Edition Anniversary Leica 'X2' White is Released
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29
Translucent Camera Sculptures
Translucent Camera Sculptures
The Crystal Clear Canon 7D Replica is Unbelievably Hand Carved
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28
Digital Analog Cameras
Digital Analog Cameras
The Polaroid Z340 Allows You to Preview Photos Before You Print
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27
Remote Rotational Cameras
Remote Rotational Cameras
The Motrr Galileo is a Fully Rotational iPhone Camera Platform
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26
Waterproof Social Cameras
Waterproof Social Cameras
TheQ Camera is a Colorful Option for Summer Vacations
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25
Gold-Plated Cameras
Gold-Plated Cameras
The Brikk Lux Nikon Camera is for the Wealthy Photographer
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24
Clever Customizable Cameras
Clever Customizable Cameras
The New EQUINOX Camera Lets User Interchange a Portable Compact to SLR
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23
DIY Vintage Cameras
DIY Vintage Cameras
The Konstruktor F by Lomography is a Modernized Vintage Product
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22
3D Capturing Vintage Cameras
3D Capturing Vintage Cameras
Retro Meets Innovative Technology With the Samsung NX300
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21
Waterproof Warrior DSLRs
Waterproof Warrior DSLRs
Pentax K-30 Camera Will Shoot in Wet Weather Environments
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20
Selfie-Assisting Attachments
Selfie-Assisting Attachments
The Cellfie is a Portable Smartphone Shutter
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19
Hybrid Camera Concepts
Hybrid Camera Concepts
The Nikon PowerZoom is All Lens and Designed for Casual Photogs
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18
Mirrorless Micro Cameras
Mirrorless Micro Cameras
The Canon EOS M Features a Slick and Durable Body
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17
Solar-Powered Personal Cameras
Solar-Powered Personal Cameras
The Sun & Cloud No Battery Camera Performs Rain or Shine
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16
Stabilizing Smartphone Cameras
Stabilizing Smartphone Cameras
‘The Picosteady’ Camera Stabilizer Cures the a Shaky Ha
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15
Crystal-Clear Colorless Cameras
Crystal-Clear Colorless Cameras
The Leica M Monochrom Shoots Only Black and White Images
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14
Sleek Contemporary DSLRs
Sleek Contemporary DSLRs
The Lytro Illum Camera Updates the Original with a More Traditional Body
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13
Undercover Retro Digital Cameras
Undercover Retro Digital Cameras
The Fujifilm X-E1 Camera Looks Like a SLR But Is Really Digital
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12
$2.8 Million Cameras
$2.8 Million Cameras
The Leica 35mm O-Series is Now the World's Most Expesive Photography Device
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11
Minuscule Lomo Cameras
Minuscule Lomo Cameras
The Diana Baby 110 Packs a Big Effect in a Small Device
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10
Social Media-Inspired Cameras
Social Media-Inspired Cameras
The Instagram Camera Will Add a Hipster Touch to Any Night Out
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9
3D-Printed SLR Cameras
3D-Printed SLR Cameras
'OpenReflex' is a 3D-Printed SLR Camera
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8
Sleek Smartphone Cameras
Sleek Smartphone Cameras
The Relonch Camera Offers High-Quality Images for Your Mobile
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7
High-Flying Floating Cameras
High-Flying Floating Cameras
This Zipper Hydrogen Balloon Camera Takes to the Sky for Unique Shots
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6
Strap-On Sports Cameras
Strap-On Sports Cameras
The Evoflow Camera Enables Quality Hands-Free Recording of Your Activities
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5
Olympic Robo Cams
Olympic Robo Cams
The Associated Press’ Robotic Olympic Cameras Capture Everything
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4
Water-Resistant Camera Cases
Water-Resistant Camera Cases
This DSLR Camera Bag by Wontancraft is Shock and Water-Proof
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3
Tiny Cube Cameras
Tiny Cube Cameras
The Polaroid C3 Camera is a Hipster Version of GoPro
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2
DIY Digital Cameras
DIY Digital Cameras
The Craft Camera Instructs Users How to Make Their Own Versions At Home
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1
Stealthy Snapshot Cameras
Stealthy Snapshot Cameras
The Slyphone Camera Periscope Lets You Take Photos Without Looking Up
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